Explore Local Kwanzaa Events, Stores and Restaurants

Happy Kwanzaa! Kwanzaa is a time to honor the past, strengthen the present, and build a brighter future for all. With its seven principles, including unity, creativity, and faith, Kwanzaa offers a roadmap for a better world. By embracing these values, we can work together to create a more just, equitable, and prosperous society. Whether you’re a seasoned observer or new to the holiday, we’ve got you covered with some fantastic local events, traditional shops, and restaurants to explore.


2nd Annual Kwanzaa Candle lighting

December 26th 12 PM

Join us for the 2nd Annual Kwanzaa Candle Lighting! We’ll be celebrating beautiful tradition with a meaningful ceremony that will light up your heart. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to honor our African heritage and connect with our community. See you there!

UCC Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

December 26th 4PM

Come and join us for the UCC Annual Kwanzaa Celebration! We’re excited to celebrate this beautiful holiday with our community and honor our African heritage. There’ll be plenty of meaningful activities, music, and delicious food. We can’t wait to share this special occasion with you!

Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

December 31st Sun, 1 PM

Please join us for our Annual Kwanzaa event at Imani Fellowship located 3901 Westfield Ave. Camden, NJ 08105 TICKETS $10 Donation

Traditional Shops and Restaurants:

Eephee’s Kitchen

Authentic Nigerian food available for walk-in, take-out, and catering for all of your special occasions. Most recipes are mild, however spice level can be adjusted upon request. Each day we’re serving up delicious rice, meat, fish, and traditional Nigerian soup with pounded yam. We have meat pies, puff puff, and other snacks too. Call ahead, order for delivery, or walk-in. We also prepare larger quantities and special dishes with advanced notice. See our Catering Menu for options and pricing.

LizzyBoat African Market

LizzyBoat African Market serves as an African Goods store situated in a convenient location in Pennsauken, NJ. Our mission is to provide quality goods at wholesale and retail prices for customers in the South Jersey area and beyond. We sell African and Caribbean groceries, water ice, Ghanaian waakye/jollof, and Ghanaian meat pies. We provide goods from a wide range of countries in Africa, including stockfish (wholesale and retail), parboiled rice, and fresh smoked fish (kuta, kini, catfish). We also sell African herbal medicine, including the popular vitamin syrup Apetamin. Come by to purchase your favorite creams and lotions and much more. We now offer Ria money transfer, which allows customers to send money to all countries in Africa, South America, Europe, and more. 

So It Is African Market

So It Is African Market has been serving the New Jersey community since 2003. We offer a wide array of African and Caribbean Groceries to our community consisting primarily of Ghanians, Nigerians, Sierra Leoneans, Liberians, Cameroon, Togolese and other West African immigrants. We also offer a great selection of Caribbean and Bangladeshi food items that are very popular. We carry fresh foods, packaged goods, canned and bottled items as well as frozen foods. We are committed to providing quality products at competitive prices. We invite you to check out a selection of our wide range of products and visit us at our store today!

Muluh International Grocery

This Small Business Sells African foods, Asian and Jamaican Foods, Plus Beauty Products.

A&H African & Jamaican Restaurant & Hall Rental

Here at A&H African and Jamaican Restaurant we serve Meat Pie, Fried Plantains, Dumplings, Curry Shrimp, Beef Short Ribs, and more! Find us on Blackwood Clementon Rd in Lindenwold, New Jersey! Order online for carryout or delivery!